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Wireshark for Mac

31 January 2021

Network protocol analyzer.

What is Wireshark for Mac

Wireshark is one of the world's foremost network protocol analyzers, and is the standard in many parts of the industry. It is the continuation of a project that started in 1998. Hundreds of developers around the world have contributed to it, and it it still under active development.

Wireshark has a rich feature set which includes the following:

  • Standard three-pane packet browser
  • Multi-platform: Runs on Windows, Linux, OS X, Solaris, FreeBSD, NetBSD, and many others
  • Multi-interface: Along with a standard GUI, Wireshark includes TShark, a text-mode analyzer which is useful for remote capture, analysis, and scripting
  • The most powerful display filters in the industry
  • VoIP analysis
  • Live capture and offline analysis are supported
  • Read/write many different capture file formats: tcpdump (libpcap), NAI's Sniffer (compressed and uncompressed), Sniffer Pro, NetXray, Sun snoop and atmsnoop, Shomiti/Finisar Surveyor, AIX's iptrace, Microsoft's Network Monitor, Novell's LANalyzer, RADCOM's WAN/LAN Analyzer, HP-UX nettl, i4btrace from the ISDN4BSD project, Cisco Secure IDS iplog, the pppd log (pppdump-format), the AG Group's/WildPacket's EtherPeek/TokenPeek/AiroPeek, Visual Networks' Visual UpTime and many others
  • Capture files compressed with gzip can be decompressed on the fly
  • Hundreds of protocols are supported, with more being added all the time
  • Coloring rules can be applied to the packet list, which eases analysis

What's new in Wireshark

Version 3.4.3:
Bug Fixes
  • wnpa-sec-2021-01 USB HID dissector memory leak.
  • wnpa-sec-2021-02 USB HID dissector crash. Bug 17165.
  • SIP response single-line multiple Contact-URIs decoding error
  • Adding filter while "Telephony→VoIP Calls→Flow Sequence" open causes OOB memory reads and potential crashes.
  • QUIC packet not fully dissected
  • SOMEIP-SD hidden entries are off
  • Problem with calculation on UDP checksum in SRv6
  • Dark mode not working in Wireshark 3.4.2 on macOS
  • Wireshark 3.4.0: build failure on older MacOS releases, due to 'CLOCK_REALTIME'
  • TECMP: Status Capture Module messages shows 3 instead of 2 bytes for HW version
  • Documentation - editorial error - README.dissector bad reference
  • Cannot save capture with comments to a format that doesn’t support it (no pop-up)
  • AUTOSAR-NM: PNI TF-String wrong way around
  • Fibre Channel parsing errors even with the fix for
  • f5ethtrailer: Won’t find a trailer after an FCS that begins with a 0x00 byte
  • f5ethtrailer: legacy format, low noise only, no vip name trailers no longer detected
  • Buildbot crash output: fuzz-2021-01-22-3387835.pcap
  • Dissection error on large ZVT packets
  • TShark crashes with -T ek option
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Macinman
Macinman
Jul 28 2019
3.1.0
0.0
Jul 28 2019
0.0
Version: 3.1.0
Hey guys, was curious if there is anyone here that uses Homebrew, I had upgraded to Wireshark 3.1.0 via the cask command in brew, then they released an update that put it back to version 3.0.3, which I had initially. I was just curious why? Thanks
nomorebugs
nomorebugs
Jul 25 2018
2.6.2
5.0
Jul 25 2018
5.0
Version: 2.6.2
greatest packet analysis tool ever
Virtualruffy
Virtualruffy
Jul 21 2017
2.4.0
0.0
Jul 21 2017
0.0
Version: 2.4.0
Link is wrong, goes to old version. correct 2.4 version https://2.na.dl.wireshark.org/osx/Wireshark%202.4.0%20Intel%2064.dmg
iGaucho
iGaucho
Nov 21 2015
2.0.0
0.0
Nov 21 2015
0.0
Version: 2.0.0
Finally it has a native UI and doesn't require X11/XQuartz!
hwgray
hwgray
Oct 29 2015
1.12.8
0.0
Oct 29 2015
0.0
Version: 1.12.8
Wireshark.org suggests that users of OS X try v2.0.0rc1, first. If it doesn't work for you, then try this version.
WordWeaver
WordWeaver
Mar 17 2015
1.12.4
0.0
Mar 17 2015
0.0
Version: 1.12.4
This may possibly be of help to other new WireShark users who are having trouble getting WireShark to launch in Yosemite. Some of this has been shared before, but there is a little added twist at the end which worked for me. I made repeated attempts to use both WireShark 1.12.4 and 1.99.3, but without success. Regardless of which version I used, WireShark keep freezing up during the initialization process. In the initialization window, WireShark would get as far as "Loading module preferences", or about three quarters of the way done, and in the bottom of the window it would say "Please wait while Wireshark is initializing..."; and then freeze-up. So I conducted some quick research on the web and discovered that I had to enter "sudo ln -s /opt/X11 /usr/X11" in the Terminal in order to restore a link an X11 link that Yosemite breaks. However, even that did not help. Next, I reinstalled XQuartz 2.7.7. Again, that didn't help either. Then I came across an online comment where someone stated that they typed "sudo wireshark" in the Terminal. Guess what? I don't know why, but it worked. The Terminal spit out the following, and then WireShark launched on my desktop: void QCocoaMenu::insertNative(QCocoaMenuItem *, QCocoaMenuItem *) Menu item is already in a menu, remove it from the other menu first before inserting void QCocoaMenu::insertNative(QCocoaMenuItem *, QCocoaMenuItem *) Menu item is already in a menu, remove it from the other menu first before inserting void QCocoaMenu::insertNative(QCocoaMenuItem *, QCocoaMenuItem *) Menu item is already in a menu, remove it from the other menu first before inserting void QCocoaMenu::insertNative(QCocoaMenuItem *, QCocoaMenuItem *) Menu item is already in a menu, remove it from the other menu first before inserting 22:01:58 Dbg plugin_dir: /Applications/Wireshark.app/Contents/PlugIns/wireshark Now I can click WireShark's icon in the Dock, and it appears to be working fine.
Chocky
Chocky
Feb 14 2015
1.12.3
5.0
Feb 14 2015
5.0
Version: 1.12.3
Wireshark on Yosemite To get Wireshark working on Yosemite you will need to install X11 which may be found at: http://xquartz.macosforge.org/landing/ and then make the following link: $ sudo ln -s /opt/X11 /usr/X11
Jpinoniemi
Jpinoniemi
Jan 8 2015
1.12.1
5.0
Jan 8 2015
5.0
Version: 1.12.1
Wireshark 1.12.3 was released on 1-7-15
Holgorio
Holgorio
Sep 17 2014
1.12.0
4.0
Sep 17 2014
4.0
Version: 1.12.0
Wireshark 1.12.1 is available fixing several security issues with DoS vulnerabilities in some of their parsers or dissectors. Enjoy.
David-Morrison
David-Morrison
Apr 1 2013
1.8.6
0.0
Apr 1 2013
0.0
Version: 1.8.6
Just for the record, when you start WireShark (1.9.2) in Mountain Lion, it offers to install an X11 system. If you say yes, it takes you to an Apple Support page which contains a link to the XQuartz project. You have to download and install it. Note that it gets installed in the Utilities folder inside the Applications folder. When you start WireShark, it asks you to find X11. Navigate to Utilities folder and select XQuartz. WireShark now freezes for a couple of minutes while it builds font caches - DON'T PANIC! Then the window appears.
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